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'The Watcher: CPC Foreign Policy'

Why is China now enlarging its diplomatic mission from narrowly protecting China’s interests to broadly engaging the world, from big powers to developing countries? What are the basic principles of Xi’s grand vision? 30 more words

Politics And Society

Digital Identity and Schools

We were asked this week to talk about one of a few different things and of the list, I chose Digital Identity. I chose digital identity because I feel like it relates to my learning project as it will be a topic that I discuss with my students while we are blogging and considering when we are presenting ourselves online. 492 more words


What do a rock star and a refugee have in common?

They both had sons poisoned by lead dust in Maine. They are very different cases but represent the majority of lead poisoning in children and they both should never happen. 1,103 more words


Cannabis referendum could disappoint

One of the policy wins for the Greens is a referendum on personal use of cannabis.

A referendum on legalising the personal use of cannabis by 2020.

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Government Report finds NRA’s Gun Safety Program Ineffective

On October 18th, the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report focused on gun safety programs for children.  The report was a review of four peer-reviewed research papers published between 1996 and 2009 in academic journals. 952 more words


Town considers incentives for affordable housing

Published in the October 19, 2017, edition of the Lyons Recorder.

COMMENTARY: What’s the future of affordable housing in Lyons?

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What's The Future Of Affordable Housing In Lyons? Column

A Stumbling Block

So, there’s a joke that’s funny to rabbis and cantors (and almost no one else!) that their favorite day is Rosh Chodesh (the first day of the new month) Cheshvan, the first day of the second month of the Jewish calendar year. 1,056 more words